Celebrity Autographed GOFoods Global Grab-and-Go Gourmet Meal Backpack Auctioned to Feed and Prosper American Families
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and SALT LAKE CITY, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The GOFoods Foundation, whose mission is to partner with charitable organizations and individuals to feed and prosper American families, today announced that they will be auctioning the GOFoods Global grab-and-go gourmet survival meal backpack signed by 40 celebrities, actors, directors, and writers affiliated with Academy Award nominees and winners such as Wendi McLendon-Covey, actress from “Bridesmaids” (nominated film for Writing for an Original Screenplay); Nat Faxon, writer for “The Descendants” (nominated film for Best Picture and Academy Award winner for Writing for an Adapted Screenplay); and Penelope Ann Miller, actress from “The Artist” (nominated film for 10 categories and awarded winner of Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, Directing, Costume Design, and Music for an Original Score).
In honor of the Oscars, all proceeds from the celebrity autographed survival backpack will be donated directly to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to help feed and prosper American families in the Los Angeles area. The public auction will be open until March 31, 2012; auction link is available at www.gofoodsfoundation.org.
After signing the GOFoods Global grab-and-go gourmet survival meal backpack, Lori Alan, voiceover talent in “Spongebob,” said that the GOFood Global meals are perfect for living in California. “This is an earthquake pack–it must go in everyone’s trunks!”
The beautiful and gracious Laurie Holden of the hit show “The Walking Dead” and “The Shield” said about the GOFoods survival backpack, “When there’s an apocalypse, ya’ll have something to eat!” Eric Szmanda of “CSI” also thought the GOFood survival backpack was a really great idea.
When hearing about the GOFoods mission of feeding and prospering American families, and the auction of the celebrity autographed backpack, Siedah Garrett of “Rio,” nominated film for Original Song, said, “Woah! That’s so great! You’re going to make me cry!”
Supported by the GOFoods Foundation, the GOFoods Global grab-and-go gourmet 72-hour survival backpack autographed at the Academy Award event by Hollywood stars and their causes contains meals and beverages that just by adding water make wonderful and healthy family meals now or whenever needed for up to 25 years. Celebrities and families like GOFoods meals because they are easy-to-prepare and nutritious. Celebrity GOFoods product favorites include Creamy Tuscan Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Au Gratin Potatoes, Southwestern Tortilla Soup, and Chicken Cheddar Rice, along with on-the-go beverages Kona Joe Coffee and Green Tea Extract and GOFoods’ direct to-the-mouth sustainable energy product.
Celebrities excited about the GOFoods Foundation mission added their autograph to the GOFoods Global grab-and-go gourmet meal backpack during the GBK fundraising event honoring Academy Award nominees in February. Hollywood actors, directors, and writers that included their signatures on the GOFoods grab-and-go gourmet meal 72-hour survival backpack include: Aisha Dee of “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”, Ali Fedotowsky of “The Bachelorette”, Chelsea Rendon of “A Better Life”, Cloris Leachman of “Raising Hope”, Collin Egglesfield of “Something Borrowed”, Cress Williams of “Friday Night Lights”, Dallas Roberts of “The Grey”, Eric Szmanda of “CSI”, Frankie Muniz of “Malcolm in the Middle”, Glynn Turman of Super 8, Hector Elizondo of “Last Man Standing”, Holly Robinson Peete of Mike & Molly”, Iqbal Theba of “Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon” and “Glee”, Jim Rash, Writer for “The Descendants”, JK Simmons of “The Closer”, Jon Bernthal of “The Walking Dead”, Kate Flannery of “The Office”, Kristi Lauren of “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”, Lauren Bowles of “True Blood”, Lauren Cohan of “The Walking Dead”, Lori Alan of “Spongebob”, Louis Gossett Jr. of “Daddy’s Little Girls”, Marcia Gay Harden of “Desperate Housewives” and “Damages”, Mary Birdsong of “The Descendants”, Naomi Scott of “Terra Nova”, Nat Faxon of “The Descendants”, Nick Krause of “The Descendants”, Penelope Ann Miller of “The Artist”, Penny Marshall, director/producer, Reshma Shetty of “Royal Pains”, Rex Linn of “CSI: Miami”, Richard Middleton, Director of “The Descendants”, Rick Otto of “Red Tails”, Russell Hornsby of “Grimm”, Samantha Harris of “Entertainment Tonight”, Siedah Garrett of “Rio”, professional boxer Sugar Ray Leonard of “Dancing with the Stars”, Tinsel Korey of “Twilight”, Wendi McLendon-Covey of “Bridesmaids”, and Zach Woods of “The Office”.
About the GOFoods Foundation:
To fulfill the GOFoods mission to feed and prosper the world, the GOFoods Foundation partners with charities located around the country and donates food toward the areas of greatest need. GOFoods contributes 1 product pouch to the GOFoods Foundation for every 10 sold, and because GOFoods believes that the good people put out to the universe comes back to them tenfold, GOFoods looks at the areas of the country where companyproducts are being purchased and makes contributions to local food banks in those areas as a way to give back and contribute a tenfold return. To learn more visit http://www.gofoodsfoundation.org. For questions about our program please email firstname.lastname@example.org
About GOFoods Global:
GOFoods’ mission is to feed and prosper the world by serving, saving and sharing relevant, easy-to-prepare meals and beverages for on-the-go-lifestyles that encourage people to eat nutritiously and spend time together, while enjoying natural mouth-watering meals that taste as good today as they will in 25 years. Founded by nationally known and 30-year-food-reserve veterans Steve Shenk and Barbara Rossberg, the Utah company provides natural, cleaner ingredients that change the way people look at extended shelf-life and daily use food in the twenty-first century. Learn more at http://www.gofoodsglobal.com.
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